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Upcoming Events

Information about the 2019 BugGuide Gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa


Infraorder Nepomorpha - Aquatic Bugs

Water Boatman - Sigara mackinacensis Water Boatman - Cenocorixa bifida - male Corixidae  - Corisella edulis Water Boatman - Hesperocorixa laevigata  Olympia Corixid - Graptocorixa Bug - Sigara - female Hemipteran Water Boatman - Trichocorixa calva - male

Creeping Water Bug - Pelocoris femoratus Creeping Water Bug - Pelocoris femoratus Batman Bug - Limnocoris moapensis Batman Bug - Limnocoris moapensis toe biter - Ambrysus Pelocoris femoratus ? - Pelocoris creeping water bug - Ambrysus Water Beetle - Pelocoris

Water Bug Nymph - Belostoma Eastern toe biter, deceased, head shot front - Benacus griseus Water Scorpion - Ranatra fusca Toebiter - Lethocerus medius 7008959 Belastoma - Belostoma - male Belostomatidae, possibly Belostoma sp. - Belostoma Ovate Giant Water Bug - Belostoma - male Belostomatidae: Lethocerus americanus?

Back swimmer, Notonecta? - Notonecta Buenoa margaritacea - male Backswimmer - Buenoa Backswimmer -  Notonecta kyrbyi   - Notonecta kirbyi Water Beetle ? - Notonecta Backswimmer - Notonecta kirbyi Notonecta undulata Notonectidae (northern Wisconsin)

Gelastocorid - Gelastocoris oculatus Big-Eyed Toad Bug - Gelastocoris oculatus Unknown - Nerthra fuscipes Toad Bug: Galastocoridae - Nerthra sp ? - Nerthra stygica Velvety Shore Bug - Ochterus